Constitution of the State of Alabama: December 6, 1819

Constitution of the State of Alabama: December 6, 1819

Washington, D.C. Gales & Seaton, 1819. "Printed by order of the House of Representatives." 24 p.; 24 cm. Unopened and untrimmed. Disbound. The section on slaves provides that the state's General Assembly could not emancipate slaves without the consent of their owners or without paying "a full equivalent in money." Anyone who maliciously dismembered or killed a slave would be subject to the same punishment as if the person harmed had been a free white person, "except in case of insurrection." Includes a list of the members of the state's constitutional convention, by county. Disbound; otherwise in Near Fine Condition: browning of pages; clean and tight. Near Fine. Item #001130

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